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Service Details

Visitation:

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
5:00-7:00 pm
Saylorville Church
6429 NW 6th Drive
Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
7:00 pm
Saylorville Church
6429 NW 6th Drive
Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Hamilton's Cremetory

Arrangements:

Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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Dixie Gates

Ankeny

Dixie Dee Gates, 80, passed away on May 10, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. She was born in Clarion, on March 10, 1938 to Stanley and Lola (Jaques) Herndon.

Dixie worked as a bus driver for 24 years for the Eagle Grove school district, she was a county dispatcher for Wright County and an EMS for Eagle Grove. She volunteered for various organizations.

Dixie is survived by sons, Rick (Elaine) and Dan (Diane) Gates; 7 grandchildren; 9 great- grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; son, Terry; sister, Karen Peterson; brother, Larry Herndon; and grandson, Jonathan Gates.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at Saylorville Church, 6429 NW 6th Drive, Des Moines. Funeral services will be follow at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Saylorville Church.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com